Taliban claims accountability for the assault on InterContinental Hotel that has left no less than five civilians killed. Some hotels fill daytime occupancy with day rooms , for example, Rodeway Inn and Suites close to Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale , Florida 17 Day rooms are booked in a block of hours usually between eight am and 5 pm, 18 before the everyday night time shift. A number of individuals managed to flee to the hotel’s outside pool space where they hid until being rescued by safety officers.

Gunmen who raided the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul killed no less than 18 individuals during a 12-hour standoff with security forces that ended Sunday, Afghan authorities said. The gunmen burst into the six-floor hotel at around 21:00 local time (16:30 GMT) on Saturday evening, as guests were enjoying dinner. More than 100 IT managers and engineers have been on site when the attack happened, Ahmad Waheed, an official on the telecommunications ministry, told the news company.

Afghan safety officers confirmed that 34 provincial officers were gathered on the hotel to take part in a convention organized by the telecommunication ministry. In the northern province of Balkh, which has been at the middle …

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